IPSE has responded to 18 businesses being penalised for late payment, warning it shows the practice is ‘endemic’ in British industry.
The number of women turning to self-employment has risen by 57 per cent since 2008, a new report by IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) has found.
IPSE welcomes the Business, Energy and Industrial Select Committee’s (BEIS) call to allow the Small Business Commissioner to fine companies who pay freelancers late.
IPSE has warned that late payments and unpaid work are a serious problem for freelancers and the self-employed across the UK.
IPSE contributes to APPG Women in Work report calling for more training opportunities for self-employed women.
A new report by IPSE and Sherpa shows that while the self-employed are financially secure and happy in the present, they are concerned about the future.
IPSE's Jyoti Rambhai on the mental health crisis and how self-employed people can improve theirs.
IPSE welcomes the government's call for evidence on ways to tackle poor payment culture for small businesses and the self-employed.